Encouraged by a 4,300% surge in RV rental bookings in light of COVID travel restrictions, Outdoorsy recently announced the launch of gift cards just in time for July 4th weekend festivities, according to a release.
Designed to feel like a dose of the outdoors has been delivered straight to your inbox, Outdoorsy’s digital gift cards come in all shapes and sizes — whether you want to send someone a $10 “thank you” or “thinking of you” gift, or you want to fund the adventure of a lifetime with a $10,000 gift, according to the release.
You can buy an Outdoorsy gift card at Outdoorsy.com/gift-cards.
“Outdoorsy’s mission is to make outdoor experiences accessible to all — and that mission remains true now more than ever. In this time of sheltering in place and staying at home, people are recognizing the value of time spent connecting with nature and one another,” said Jen Young, Outdoorsy’s CMO and co-founder.
“Outdoorsy gift cards offer the ability to give someone an experience where fresh air and open space are your two closest companions — a welcome reprieve after months spent in confinement. Whether you give the gift of a one night break or a weeklong escape, there’s a gift card amount for every traveler,” Young added.
With many people trying out RV rentals for the first time in the wake of COVID restrictions (More than 93% of Outdoorsy bookings in May and June came from first-time renters.), Outdoorsy pulled the most popular rental destinations for the Fourth of July weekend. With a median trip reservation of four days for renters on the platform, it’s clear travelers are taking full advantage of the long weekend.
Below are the top 10 travel destinations RV renters are headed to next weekend — and the most popular vehicle types they’re renting to get there.
- Las Vegas, Nev.
- Seattle, Wash.
- Denver, Colo.
- Salt Lake City, Utah
- Portland, Ore.
- Midland, Mich.
- Golden, Colo.
- Bridgeport, Calif.
- San Marcos, Calif.
- Sacramento, Calif.
Most Popular Vehicles
- Trailers: 41% of bookings
- Class C RV’s: 32% of bookings
- Campervans: 11% of bookings